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a stop near bakersfield where he dedicated a monument at the home of the late cesar chavez. >> this is not a monument to one man. the movement was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> it is where cesar chavez lived and worked for 20 years. the site where the farm house is located is where cesar chavez is buried. today the president accompanied susie cesar chavez -- cesar chavez's wife to the grave. tonight the president will attend a dinner at the bill graham civic auditorium. that will be prepared by local celebrity chefs. it will be followed by a $200 per person concert. president obama is then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even
. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some supporters there. we'll have a report shortly from san francisco on the president's here to the bay area. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early, just head to your county election office. however, most county offices are closed today for columbus day. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tomorrow. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> gasoline prices already hitting records went up again overnight, rising to 4.67 a gallon. senator dianne feinstein has called for a federal investigation. she does not think this spike is related to supply and demand. meanwhile, governor jerry brown is trying to increase the gasoline supply. he ordered state smock regulators to allow winter blend gasoline to be sold earlier than usually. that tip itically doesn't happen -- that typically doesn't happen until after halloween. taxi drivers are among those getting hit hard. >> th
:00 to this morning the sergeant was heading near cesar chavez. he noticed a gray sedan that looked suspicious. the people inside of that car fired at him. >> we had a police inspector who was fired upon by suspects. his vehicle was hit at least a couple times here. we do have one suspect in custody from that vehicle. we're searches now to locate at least the other two suspects. >> reporter: the secretary did -- sergeant did not return fire. even though the officer wasn't hurt, it was really close call. police are working diligently to track down the two suspects. we have a very vague description of them. we're hoping we can learn more information later this morning and pass it along to you. live from mission station in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> occupy oakland is vowing to reclaim frank ogawa plaza today as the group marks one year since its eviction. city leaders say keep the peace is a top priority. oakland mayor jean quan said the city has changed how it handle demonstrations. demonstrators plan to march through downtown starting at 7:00 and returning to fr
county next week to accomplish the cesar chavez national monument. the cesar chavez national monument will be in the community of keen where chavez once lived. it's also the current location of the national office for the united farmers union. the national monument would preserve chavez legacy of giving a voice to workers. the president is creating that monument through a special executive order. >>> he was going 40 miles per hour on a skateboard, the accident when a deer crossed his path and more of this video that has now gone viral. >> and i'm back here in just a few minutes, we're going to take a look at the fog and how soon it'll be before it gets here. i'll let you know. >> later tonight, boy those amazing a's. our sports director mark ibanez with highlights of tonight's clenching performance. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot
the monument of cesar chavez will be in keen where he lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. this trip will include another fund-raiser. >>> a father and son credit a working smoke alarm for helping them escape their burning home. vallejo fire crews say it looks like the fire started in the garage of the large three-story home on el camino real. the first -- it's a story by first brow -- brought you live. it erupted around 3:00 as the father and son were inside sleeping. >> two occupants were inside. the device got their attention and then about able to get -- and they were able to get out unharmed. >> firefighters were putting out hot spots and called out extra crews. they don't know how the fire started. >>> san francisco firefighters were busy putting out a fire at an empty warehouse on treasure island. construction crews were in the building when the fire began. what parked -- sparked it has not been determined. >>> the as will be at the coliseum. they are still righting the end -- writing the ending to the season. fo
. northbound 101, southbound 101. southbound 101 at cesar chavez being reported, a new noninjury crash but look at all of that slow traffic. this is not the way it normally looks. i would avoid 101 for now and go down to 280 extension. you can get it on 6th street there and use that instead because of this crash just popped up. cesar chavez heading southbound. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sir. >>> some low clouds around and some fog. a beautiful sunrise. robin in the east bay set that -- said that. but em dorado, warm. it won't take -- el dorado, warm. it won't take long for it to warm up. high pressure is continuing to build in, flex its muscles and working out, drinking its power shakes. it's on the way. patchy fog, mainly coast and a little bit along the way. there's a breeze and there will be a lot of sun today and it will be warmer for everybody. we can see everything is lifting north. there's pretty good rain. capping some of that fog. warm air at the surface, so some of the thick fog will give away sitting near 60. it's about as mild as i've seen here. 64 travis, 55 san jose. 61 in
the urging of her brother cesar chavez. there's a huge need for poll workers and people of all ages are encouraged to help out. >> we often urge counties to talk to their high schools because high school students who are 16 and have a 2.5 average can work at the polls and we have a lot of bilingual high school students. >>> boen says she's hoping more voters will jump into the process. with as many as 25,000 polls across the state, she says the state needs an army of volunteers. >>> at this time tomorrow, president obama and mitt romney will be facing off over issues of domestic policy. ktvu will carry this first presidential debate live then stay with us for ktvu channel 2 news immediately after. >>> we are outside walnut creek's largest homeless services program. but why the people who rent it say it may not survive much longer. >>> and i'm back here at 6:20, there's no fog at the coast. we had more records today. we're going to talk about that but of course you know it's coming. that cool down. i'll let you know when it gets here. -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper
a live look at northbound and southbound 101. it looks like southbound 101 near cesar chavez, there's flooding reported there. you can see southbound 101 traffic is very slow trying to get out of town. northbound 101 traffic is okay for now. 8:14. let's go back to the desk. >>> in finland, a security guard stopped a man with a knife from stabbing fin manned's prime minister. he was campaigning -- finland's prime minister. he was campaigning for upcoming elections. it was confirmed the prime minister was not hurt. >>> in lebanon, there's been a major security operation to contain violence on friday. he was a powerful opponent of syria's government and many lebanons blame syria for the attack. protesters tried to storm the buildings following the funeral service. >>> president obama and mitt romney meet for their third and final debate. sandra endo is live with more. sandra? >> reporter: that's right, tori. foreign affairs will dominate this final showdown and it will be the last time for the candidates to be on the stage before the voters head to the polls. >> reporter: with troops s
southbound on highway 101. these are pictures in news chopper 2 from the 101 near the cesar chavez exit. one car swro√°efr turned there. the collision involved as many as six other vehicles. the crash happened about 8:30 and closed all lanes for about 30 minutes. two lanes are now open. here's another vantage point this picture shows traffic at a standstill as you look south along 101 through the hospital curb area. it was so backed up the san francisco fire department had to ask for help getting rescue teams to the scene. it is still very slow going. >>> only on 2 an update on a party bus accident that claimed the life of a santa cruz woman. an attorney for the parents of natasha nolan filed a suit today against the company. nolan was killed july 27th at los gatos. the 21-year-old woman was run over after the bus door somehow opened during a fight. >>> a pleasanton man is suing the two bay area law enforcement agencies that were involved. heather holmes has the story. >> reporter: the deputies are said to appear in court to answer charges that he abused his authority. this is the mega milli
on highway 101 near the cesar chavez exit. police say they found the suspect's vehicle at 2rd and bryant. one person was detained but they say two more suspects is still out there on the loose. >>> in san jose two women are in custody. it's in connection with a shooting that happened just hours ago near the plant shopping center. one woman was shot and injured about 2:45 this morning. police say the shooting may have stemmed from some kind of argument. >>> it was a baseball last night. world series just like that. giants fans ready for game two after they saw history at at&t park. pablo sandoval hit 3 home runs. becoming just the fourth player in major league history to hit 3 home runs in a world series game. those three homers led the giants to 8-3 victory. >>> police in pakistan made arrest for the shooting against a 15-year-old girl. doctors say mala yousufzai is in stable condition in a british hospital but will need a significant period of recuperation. she attracted worldwide attention when she deified the taliban. >>> we're hiring unofficial cease-fire has been seetched to stop the fl
will announce the establishment of a national monument to honor cesar chavez. shortly after he arrives intown, the -- in town, he will be holding a fund-raiser here at the intercontinental hotel and then following that, around 5:00, will be the dinner at the bill graham auder toial. this is expected to to bring in about $4 million while he's in town. alex savidge. >>> happening right now, republican presidential nominee mitt romney -- is just about to deliver a foreign policy speech. you are looking at a live picture from lexington, virginia. that's the governor of virginia speaking right now. >>> get rae yesterday -- get ready pay even more if you plan to fill up your car. the prices at the pump went up again overnight. but some relief may be underway. matt keller is in our newsroom with more on how top political leaders are stepping in to help. >> reporter: dianne feinstein has called for a federal investigation into the gas prices here in california because she doesn't think that the prices are related to spry and diamond. this is the second time in the last few months, senator feinstein h
honoring the late labor leader cesar chavez and starting today, it will span 120 acres and include his home and memorial garden grave site. >>> california vote remembers already casting their ballots for next month's election -- voters already are casting ballots for next month. starting this year there will be new instructions sent out with every mail-in ballot. >> you would hate to have the vote canceled if you didn't sign it. >> right. >>> frightening moments for a 7th grade class. we'll tell you about a gun that was discharged and who is responsible. >>> it is beginning to look a lot like christmas. the pack from knee man car must -- mar -- the book from neiman marcus comes out today. >>> a gun went off at martin bureen school, they are responsible for the fun going off. the boys were arrested and face charges. the police say the 11-year-old brought the gun to the classroom, handed it to the 12- year-old who tried to -- who tried to hide it in his pocket, setting off a shot when a bullet hit the ground. nobody was hurt. >>> here we go! >> wow! big numbers there. that star's pumpkin, 177
the officer was sitting. that inspector was headed northbound on 101 near the cesar chavez exit. he ran the license plate. we have no idea -- the officer was in plain clothes. we don't know why this happened. the officer did not return fire. >> reporter: chase started and ended at -- >> reporter: the chase started and then ended and the suspects took off. they are hoping the cell phone dropped by the suspect on york street will yield some clues. live from san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> thank you, tara. >>> one person was killed. another injured in a separate shooting in the mission district. it happened around 6:00 last night near 4th and harrison street. police say the victims were approached by two other men who opened fire. one of the men died at the scene. the other was taken to the hospital. yesterday's fatal shooting was the third homicide in the mission in the past three days. >> turning to the world series. preparations are happening right now for game two. the giants crushed the tigers, 8-3 in the world series opener. and we saw history. claudine won
plans to visit kern county next week to establish the cesar chavez monument. it will be located where chavez once lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. >>> :17 -- >>> 7:16. the "new york times" reports that the u.s. generals in afghanistan have all but given up hope that they can work out a deal. they are counting on the afghan government to work on an agreement once forces leave the area. the government of pakistan approves any peace deal. back here at home, according to a new report, the average american household is facing a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid what's called a looming fiscal cliff. that's according to the tax policy center. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are due to take effect in january if congress doesn't work out a deal. but the congress reports that u.s. senators are working on a plan that would put off the increases and deal with the deficit program. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> it is 8:18. vallejo's mayor thinks someone is trying to intimi
to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument near bakersfield. he'll arrive in san francisco in the afternoon for a fund-raising concert with john legend, plus a $20,000 a plate dinner. 49ers quarterback alex smith is expected to attend. >>> still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral-rich state of florida this weekend. he and his wife ann were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg yesterday. he told the crowd that president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate. >> he got a chance to explain his jobs program, how he'll create new jobs in america. did you hear what he to say? i didn't either. >> after that event, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures with customers at a cuban restaurant in tampa, the same city where he accepted the republican presidential nomination. >>> well, activists had a little fun with mitt romney's big bird comment at the debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird y
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